McKee O'Bannon

13 June 1891–8 November 1965 (Age 74)
Brownsville, Cameron, Texas, United States

The Life of McKee

When McKee O'Bannon was born on 13 June 1891, in Brownsville, Cameron, Texas, United States, his father, Daniel Alex O'Bannon, was 23 and his mother, Minnie Adeline Beck, was 17. He married Eleanor Watson on 19 March 1919, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Seattle Election Precinct, King, Washington, United States in 1940 and Seabeck, Kitsap, Washington, United States in 1965. He died on 8 November 1965, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States, at the age of 74.

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McKee O'Bannon
Eleanor Watson
Marriage: 19 March 1919
Jeannette O'Bannon
Betty June O'Bannon
Daniel M O'Bannon

Spouse and Children

19 March 1919
Seattle, King, Washington, United States



    Betty June O'Bannon


    Daniel M O'Bannon


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+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · Oregon Historical Society

Age 7

The Oregon Historical Society was founded on December 17, 1898, for the “collection, preservation, exhibition, and publication of material of a historical character, especially that relating to the history of Oregon and of the United States.” 
1911 · First U.S. Primary Elections Held

Age 20

The first U.S. primary elections were held in Oregon in 1911. 

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Banáin ‘descendant of Banán’, a personal name representing a diminutive of ban ‘white’ ( see Bannon ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Mckee H O Bannon in household of Daniel O Bannon, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Mckee O'Bannon, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Mckee Obannon, "United States Census, 1930"

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